Ashland University to Host Ashbrook Colloquium on Thucydides

1/19/11 ASHLAND, OH -- The Ashbrook Center at Ashland University will host a colloquium on "One More Book on Thucydides" presented by Edith Foster, assistant professor of history at Ashland University, on Jan. 28.
There is no charge to attend this event, which will be held in the Ashbrook Center at 3 p.m. For more information, contact Lisa M. Ormiston at 419-289-5429 or<>.

Foster is assistant professor of history at Ashland University, where she teaches courses on ancient history. She received her M.A. from the University of Toronto and completed her Ph.D. in Classics at the University of Chicago. "Thucydides, Pericles, and Periclean Imperialism" is her first book. She is in the process of co-editing two other volumes. She lives in Ashland with her husband, David, with whom she has three children.

The Ashbrook Center, located on the campus of Ashland University, teaches the meaning and significance of America through educational programs for students, teachers and citizens. Ashland University is a mid-sized, private institution conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.